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Fri 02 Oct 2009
Frank Gardner obituary per BAM Media

Frank Gardner obituary per BAM Media

FRANK GARDNER Australian motorsport legend Frank Gardner sadly passed away at his Gold Coast home at the weekend after a long-time battle with illness -- he was 78. Following is the last biography written when he was BMW Team Manager,...

Fri 20 Nov 2009
CAMS statement of fatal crash at Classic Adelaide

CAMS statement of fatal crash at Classic Adelaide

CAMS STATEMENT FATAL CRASH AT CLASSIC ADELAIDE CAMS has received confirmation that the driver and co-driver of a car competing in the Classic Adelaide rally have been killed in a crash this afternoon. The crash happened...

Tue 08 Dec 2009
Ambrose presented Sir Jack Brabham awardHeadline

Ambrose presented Sir Jack Brabham award

Former two-time V8 Supercar champion and now NASCAR driver Marcos Ambrose was presented with the Sir Jack Brabham Award in a special ceremony at the Homebush Olympic precinct by CAMS, the Australian Confederation of Motor Sport governing ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Ben Jurczak selected as CAMS Rising Star

Ben Jurczak selected as CAMS Rising Star

Ben Jurczak selected as part of 2009 CAMS Rising Star Squad The Australian Motor Sport Foundation (AMSF) today confirmed that 15-year-old Queenslander Ben Jurczak has been selected to be part of the 2009 CAMS Rising Star program. Jurczak will...

Bathurst 12: Conroy Motorsport preview

Bathurst 12: Conroy Motorsport preview

CONROY MOTORSPORT STEPS UP FOR BIG BATHURST 12 HOUR CAMPAIGN Australian Drivers Championship star Leanne Tander joins team in car ...

Bathurst 12: Conroy Motorsport event summary

Bathurst 12: Conroy Motorsport event summary

CONROY MOTORSPORT 1 - 2 IN WPS BATHURST 12 HOUR A ONE-TWO finish at Mount Panorama, Bathurst, is an especially rare and difficult thing to achieve - but that hasn't stopped Conroy Motorsport doing just that in last weekends' WPS Bathurst 12 hour...

Wed 30 Dec 2009
CLIO 197 Renault enters Bathurst 12 Hour

CLIO 197 Renault enters Bathurst 12 Hour

CLIO 197 Renault enters Bathurst 12 Hour The Renault Clio 197 will be represented in the Armor All Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro 12 & ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Australian GP has new Chief Medical Officer

Australian GP has new Chief Medical Officer

CAMS appoints new FORMULA 1TM Australian Grand Prix Chief Medical Officer The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) has today announced the appointment of Associate Professor Stephen Bernard as its Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for the ...

Bathurst 12 Hour announces official charity

Bathurst 12 Hour announces official charity

Bathurst 12 Hour announces Official Charity The Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro has given the "thumbs up" to the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia as the official charity for the production based motor racing endurance event to be held 12...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Bathurst 12: Event race report

Bathurst 12: Event race report

ENDURANCE CHAMPIONS SUCCESSFULLY DEFEND WPS BATHURST 12 HOUR CROWN Bana finishes inside the top ten, Denyer's comeback cut short due to mechanical issue Wollongong driver Damien White has proven that his win in the 2008 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour ...

Bathurst 12: True Blue Motorsport preview

Bathurst 12: True Blue Motorsport preview

UNFINISHED BUSINESS ON THE MOUNTAIN At the 2008 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour race, True Blue Motorsports made the headlines of the daily newspapers and featured as a lead item on most evening televisions news bulletins -- all for the wrong ...

Lower minimum age for circuit racing in Australia

Lower minimum age for circuit racing in Australia

The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) has approved a change to the minimum licensing age requirement for circuit racing in Australia from 16 to 14 years, creating a smoother pathway for up-and-coming young drivers. The change allows...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
2010 Bathurst 12 Hour regulations released

2010 Bathurst 12 Hour regulations released

2010 Bathurst 12 Hour Regulations Released Regulations for the 2010 Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro were released this week, with entries set to open on 28 September 2009. The production based endurance race will be held over the weekend of ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
V8 Supercar Court of Appeal hearing

V8 Supercar Court of Appeal hearing

V8 Supercar National Court of Appeal hearing The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) can confirm that an appeal lodged by Walkinshaw Performance will be heard by the V8 Supercar National Court of Appeal at the CAMS National Office, ...

Tue 27 Oct 2009
CAMS salutes Todt victory

CAMS salutes Todt victory

Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) President Andrew Papadopoulos has congratulated Jean Todt on his overwhelming victory in his election as President of the FIA for a four year term. Joining Todt in heading the new FIA team are Nick...

Fri 23 Oct 2009
Bathurst 12: V8 Utes to Enter Bathurst 12 Hour

Bathurst 12: V8 Utes to Enter Bathurst 12 Hour

Two V8 Utes - the Holden VE and the Ford FG - have been modified to enter Class H in the 2010 Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro, 12 & ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
V8 Supercar Court of Appeal Determination

V8 Supercar Court of Appeal Determination

The V8 Supercar National Court of Appeal has tonight upheld an appeal lodged by Walkinshaw Performance. The appeal was lodged against the decision of the Stewards of the Meeting at Symmons Plains Raceway on 29 May 2009 to not hear a ...

CAMS gives back to Marysville

CAMS gives back to Marysville

CAMS gives back to Marysville The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) has presented the Marysville and District Lions Club Inc. with a cheque for $28,850 in support of those affected by the Victorian bushfires. The money was raised...

Naming rights opportunity for Bathurst 12 Hour

Naming rights opportunity for Bathurst 12 Hour

Promoters of the Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro are offering a naming rights partnership opportunity for the Event for 2010 and beyond. The race, to be held over the weekend of February 12-14, will be the first major domestic motor race for the...

Fri 13 Nov 2009
Bathurst 12: Lauren Gray Motorsport preview

Bathurst 12: Lauren Gray Motorsport preview

FATHER AND DAUGHTER AIM TO MAKE HISTORY AT 2010 ARMOR ALL BATHURST 12 HOUR LAUREN GRAY MOTORSPORT, the reigning Class E Australian Production Car Champions, has today officially confirmed its participation in the 2010 Armor All Bathurst 12 hour...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Bathurst 12: V8 Ute event preview

Bathurst 12: V8 Ute event preview

V8 Ute First Timer At Bathurst 12 Hour Yokohama V8 Ute Racing Series drivers, Greg "Freddy" Willis and Grove Fruit Juice Racing team mate, Grant "Grunta" Johnson will take to the track in the ...

Bathurst 12: Wilson Brothers gets new sponsorship

Bathurst 12: Wilson Brothers gets new sponsorship

Queensland motor racing champion David Wood has today announced a major sponsorship arrangement with leading men's skincare brand, L'Oreal Paris Men Expert, as the major sponsor of the ...

Fri 20 Nov 2009
Bathurst 12: Team GWS newsletter 2009-11-19

Bathurst 12: Team GWS newsletter 2009-11-19

FOR MANY years in touring car circles, Sandown was always a perfect warm up session for a long distance race at Bathurst. That will definitely be the case next weekend when the GWS Personnel Motorsport team use the Australian Manufacturers ...

Thu 05 Nov 2009
Bathurst 12: Event newsletter 2009-11-04

Bathurst 12: Event newsletter 2009-11-04

Bathurst 12 Hour SHINES ... Thanks to Armor All Armor All, Australia's leading car care provider has this week signed on to be the major partner of the Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro to be held at Mount Panorama, February 12-14, 2010. The ...

Thu 29 Oct 2009
Bathurst 12: Calls for Officials and Volunteers

Bathurst 12: Calls for Officials and Volunteers

The call is officially out for volunteers for the 2010 Bathurst 12 Hour Enduro at Australia's spiritual home of motorsport - Mount Panorama. The three day production based Event will run from February 12-14 and is now seeking volunteers to...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Bathurst 12: Event hour nine notes

Bathurst 12: Event hour nine notes

Tight tussle at the front with three hours to go Hour nine has concluded with the WPS Bathurst 12 Hour's tenth safety car of the day due to the stricken ...

Bathurst 12: Bike events preview

Bathurst 12: Bike events preview

BIKES ON TRACK FOR WPS BATHURST 12 HOUR While four wheels may be the status quo for the 'big race' at the 2009 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro next weekend, February 20-22 will also see Mount Panorama welcoming bike enthusiasts to the...

Wed 14 Oct 2009
Bathurst 12: Series newsletter 2009-10-14

Bathurst 12: Series newsletter 2009-10-14

Bathurst local lodges first 12 Hour Entry Bathurst native, Matthew Windsor with his Subaru Impreza 2.5 is the first confirmed entry for the Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro, 12 & ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Bathurst 12: New BMW 135i to join Bathurst 12 Hour Enduro

Bathurst 12: New BMW 135i to join Bathurst 12 Hour Enduro

Newcastle motorsport enthusiast David Searle has committed to building a new BMW 135i to race in the Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro, 12 - 14 February 2010. The BMW will race in Class B of the event, for High Performance Rear Wheel Drive cars,...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Bathurst 12: Event hours eleven notes

Bathurst 12: Event hours eleven notes

WPS Bathurst 12 Hour set to go to the wire The WPS Bathurst 12 Hour is set for a down to the wire finish with former Bathurst Champion Jason Bargwanna putting in a massive effort to drive to the lead lap by passing battling front runners Damien...

Bathurst 12: Event qualifying report

Bathurst 12: Event qualifying report

OWEN CLAIMS ARMOR ALL POLE POSITION FOR WPS BATHURST 12 HOUR Reigning Fujitsu V8 Supercar Champion Steve Owen has secured the ARMOR ALL pole position for tomorrow's WPS Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro at Mount Panorama in Bathurst,...

Bathurst 12: Supabarn Motorsports qualifying report

Bathurst 12: Supabarn Motorsports qualifying report

Supabarn Motorsports on Pole for Bathurst 12 Hour Canberra based Supabarn Motorsports have surprised everyone by claiming pole position for this weekend's WPS Bathurst 12 Hour race by over 1.8 seconds. The team's number 96 Mitsubishi Lancer...

Bathurst 12: Event newsletter 2009-01-09

Bathurst 12: Event newsletter 2009-01-09

BOB JANE RETURNS AS GRAND MARSHALL FOR 2009 WPS BATHURST 12 HOUR Australian motor racing icon Bob Jane will return as the Grand Marshall of the 2009 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour, to be held at Mount Panorama February 20-22. Jane, who grew up in the ...

Bathurst 12: Supercars to join the event

Bathurst 12: Supercars to join the event

SUPERCARS TO BE A PART OF WPS BATHURST 12 HOUR A selection of the world's most prestigious cars will be on-track during the 2009 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro February 20-22, with The Supercar Club announced today as the official vehicle...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Overseas interest in Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro

Overseas interest in Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro

The 2010 Bathurst 12 Hour Enduro Showroom could field at least two international entries following enquiries recently from New Zealand and French competitors wishing to tackle the endurance challenge at Mount Panorama. In its fourth year and ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Bathurst 12: Lauren Gray preview

Bathurst 12: Lauren Gray preview

LAUREN GRAY SET FOR SECOND SHOT AT BATHURST 12 HOUR VICTORIAN Lauren Gray will return to the WPS Bathurst 12 hour endurance race after confirming she has joined the GWS Personnel team to drive a BMW 130i in the 2009 running of the production car...